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Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Miguel A. F. Sanjuan (editor), Albert C.J. Luo (editor)
Miguel A. F. Sanjuan (editor)

Department of Physics, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, 28933 Mostoles, Madrid, Spain


Albert C.J. Luo (editor)

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Southern Illinois University Ed-wardsville, IL 62026-1805, USA

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Irregular Dynamics of the Center of Mass of Droplets

Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics 7(3) (2018) 223--229 | DOI:10.5890/JAND.2018.09.001

Alexandre B. Almeida$^{1}$, Nicolas Giovambattista$^{2}$, Sergey V. Buldyrev$^{3}$, Adriano M. Alencar$^{1}$

$^{1}$ University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

$^{2}$ Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, New York City, USA

$^{3}$ Yeshiva University, New York City, USA

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The understanding of droplets is important to different applications, ranging from wetting to diagnosis of airways condition in the lung. In this work, we performed molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations to solve the displacement of center of mass (CM) of droplets, in order to calculate the Hurst exponent in z-coordinate and in the xy-plane. Depending on the confinement condition, the CM motion, can be persistent, anti-persistent, Brownian or confined.


This work was supported Fundação de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de S˜ao Paulo (FAPESP), Coordenação de Aperfei¸coamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES).


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